Question on gluten-free diet and crohns

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   Posted 12/22/2007 4:31 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi just wanted to know if anyone else has tried to go gluten free,and how that affected their crohns or ibd symptoms .I have been seeing a homeopath for the last 3 months and he suggested that my crohn's symptoms will greatly improve if i switch to a gluten free diet.I would appreciate your thoughts and experiences.
God bless and merry xmas and a happy and healthy new year to all.
 Hi I'm crohnie_boy
 33yr old boy . Diagnosed @ age 14 ileocolitis crohn's.
 Taking Pentasa 1500mg twice daily
 Try to keep smiling ,but hard sometimes

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Date Joined Mar 2006
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   Posted 12/22/2007 9:16 AM (GMT -6)   
i find that it helps. many others i've talked to who have gone gluten free concur. i think that for the most part what will help is eliminating or abstaining from processed foods and refined sugars. the less grains and sugars you eat the better. that is my experience.
Crazy Harry

Crohn's since 1993 (17 yrs old then)
surgery in July '05 - removal of 2 inches at ileum and 8 inches of sigmoid colon (had fistula into bladder)
Nov '05 developed colonic inertia; July '06 told i needed ostomy surgery
began maker's diet in August '06 - now feeling the best ever with no symptoms of colonic inertia and i kept my colon
med free as of 10/31/07

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